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BILINGUAL EDUCATION TRAINING PROGRAMS-DISCRETIONARY GRANTS
TO LOCAL   SCHOOL  DISTRICTS,   STATE EDUCATION AGENCIES,   INSTITUTIONS  OF
HIGHER EDUCATION OR NONPROFIT PRIVATE ORGANIZATIONS
(CFDA No, 84.003)

I,    PROGRAM PROFILE

Legislation; P.L. 89-10, as amended by p.L. 95-661, Title VII of ESEA of
1965, (20 U.S.C. 3221-3261). (P.L. 97-35, Omnibus Budget Reconciliation
Act of 1981 expired September 30, 1984.)J7

Funding Since 1980:

Fiscal   Year                             Authorization                   Appropriation

1980.................  $ 299,000,000                   $ 171,763,000

1981.................      446,000,000 27                 161,427,000

1982.................      139,970,000 3/                 138,058,000

1983.................      139,970,000 3/                 138,057,000

1984.................      139,970,000 37                 135,679,000

Purpose; Training Programs, School of Education Projects, and Fellowship
Projects provide financial assistance to local education agencies, insti-
tutions of higher education, State education agencies ana private nonpro-
fit organizations to provide training and develop capacities to train
individuals who are participating in, or are preparing to participate
in, programs of bilingual education.

Program Components:

1.    Training Projects.     This   program   provides   financial   assistance   to
establish, operate,or   improve   programs   to   train   bilingual   education
teachers and administrators, paraprofessionals, parents and other personnel
participating or preparing to participate in bilingual education programs.
Three types of projects are funded under this program:

o Projects that provide undergraduate and graduate degree-oriented train-
ing, and develop and improve training programs at institutions of
higher education.

o Projects that provide non-degree training to improve the skills of par-
ents and educational personnel participating in programs of bilingual
education; and

o Projects that provide training to State education agency personnel
to improve their skills in carrying out their responsibilities with
regard to programs of bilingual education.

2.    Schools .of Education Projects.    This  program provides  financial   as-
sistance to institutions   of higher education to develop or expand their
capacity to provide degree-granting bilingual education training programs.
Funds are  used  to  pay   salaries   of  instructors   in  bilingual   education,
with a   declining   Federal   share   of   costs   over   the  three-year   grant.ty   of   the   SBIF   Features   for   the   Instruction   of   LEP